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Mazda CX-30 review

Mazda CX-30 review

We drive the stunning new Mazda CX-30 which sits between the CX-3 and CX-5 in terms of size and competes with everything from the Ford Puma to the Volvo XC40. The other day my son asked me why all the cars I review look the same? Of course, I didn’t …

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Celebrating the iconic Audi quattro

Audi quattro

The Audi quattro, one of the most iconic models to grace both road and rally, will be celebrated at The London Classic Car Show to mark its 40 years anniversary. A specially curated display of some of the finest Audi quattro examples will be showcased at the event, which takes …

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Ford Ranger Raptor review

Ford Ranger Raptor

Developed by Ford Performance and billed as “Europe’s first-ever factory-built, off-road performance pick-up truck”, the epic Raptor version of the best-selling Ranger is a unique proposition. Priced from £47,874, it’s powered by a potent 210bhp twin-turbo 2.0-litre EcoBlue diesel engine, and is as capable off-road as it is carrying out …

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Milestone as Toyota Land Cruiser sales hit 10 million

Toyota Land Cruiser

Toyota is celebrating after cumulative global sales of its iconic Land Cruiser passed the 10-million mark. The Land Cruiser, Toyota’s longest-selling vehicle, was originally launched in 1951 and production has continued for 68 years. From its early days as a mobility vehicle for Japan’s National Police Reserve, there have been …

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Skoda Karoq Scout review

Skoda Karoq Scout

We find out whether the Skoda Karoq Scout is as tough as it looks… ‘Scout’ is the badge Skoda uses to denote its vehicles that have more of a go-anywhere appeal. Already used in the current range on the Octavia and Kodiaq, Scout models sport a rugged look and boast …

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Living with a Kia Sportage

Living with a Kia Sportage

Kia’s going from strength to strength and much of that success is down to one SUV – the Sportage. It accounted for a whopping 39,683 of the South Korean company’s record-breaking total UK sales of 93,222 in 2017. We all know the SUV/crossover sector is booming, but the Sportage stands …

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Gripping yarns… off-roading in Suzuki cars

Suzuki Jimny - Gareth Herincx

For those of us that live in the country, 4x4s are not so much a lifestyle choice as a necessity at certain times of the year. To have that extra peace of mind when the going gets tough is crucial and thankfully these days there’s no shortage of vehicles capable …

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Suzuki Ignis review

Suzuki Ignis

You’ve got to hand it to Suzuki. Just months after the launch of the surprisingly good Baleno supermini comes another intriguing newcomer in the compact and unique shape of the Ignis. In one fell swoop, Suzuki has carved a new niche with the cute little Ignis – a mini crossover …

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Audi Q7 review

Audi Q7

The luxury big SUV sector just got a whole lot more competitive – Audi’s back in the game with the all-new Q7. To be honest, I was always a big fan of the first generation Q7, so I wasn’t totally sure about the new model. And let’s not forget, the …

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SEAT Leon X-Perience review

SEAT Leon X-Perience

The SEAT Leon X-Perience joins the growing band of rugged, raised estates with off-road ability and greater pulling power. If you’re looking for a grippy 4×4, but don’t want a big SUV, there’s more choice than ever. Now SEAT’s joining the party with a tougher version of its Leon ST …

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